Love to Sew: Zakka Style Gifts

Overview


Discover 22 trendy ‘Zakka’ gift ideas that will make everyday life a little more colourful. In Japanese, the word ‘Zakka’ refers to practical and self-stitched designs which are typically made from patterned fabrics. Choose from a range of projects including potholders, purses and aprons, pincushions, pencil-cases, book covers, placemats and bags. Illustrated step-by-step instructions and diagrams will guide you through the basics of sewing as well as techniques for quilting ...
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Overview


Discover 22 trendy ‘Zakka’ gift ideas that will make everyday life a little more colourful. In Japanese, the word ‘Zakka’ refers to practical and self-stitched designs which are typically made from patterned fabrics. Choose from a range of projects including potholders, purses and aprons, pincushions, pencil-cases, book covers, placemats and bags. Illustrated step-by-step instructions and diagrams will guide you through the basics of sewing as well as techniques for quilting and patchworking.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781782210597
  • Publisher: Search Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 5/13/2014
  • Series: Love to Sew Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 588,153
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


From a young age Cecilia Hanselmann was fascinated by both history and fashion. As a teenager she took up sewing historical period clothing, and after graduating she turned her hobby into a career. Today she lives and works as an independent master tailor in Freiburg, Germany.
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Table of Contents


Drink holder 6
Potholders 8
Apron 10
Dishcloth 12
Coaster 14
Bottle bag 16
Shopping bag 18
Cup 20
Placemat 22
Book cover 24
Book mark 26
Pencil Case 28
Paperweight Owl 30
Pincushion 32
Toiletries bag 34
Wallet 36
Camera Bag 38
Handbag organiser 40
Tissue holder 42
Key chain pouch 44
Coin purse 46
Shoulder bag 48
The Basics of Sewing 50
Basic Sewing Techniques 52
Special Sewing Techniques
-Patch technique 54
- Quilt-as-you-go technique 55
Templates 56
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